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Tottenham legend ‘absolutely’ interested in vacant managerial job

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Finding Jose Mourinho’s successor is proving to be a tricky task for Spurs as their search for a new boss keeps hitting the rocks.

Jurgen Klinsmann throws his hat in the ring for the Tottenham managerial job saying he would “absolutely” take charge of his former club.

Tottenham have been without a manager for nearly two months now.

Antonio Conte, Paulo Fonseca, and Gennaro Gattuso have all been approached by Tottenham in recent weeks. However, discussions will all three candidates were unsuccessful and had an abrupt ending despite them being out of work.

Julian Nagelsmann, Brendan Rodgers, Erik ten Hag, meanwhile, were also reportedly on the north London side’s shortlist previously.

One of Spurs’ favourite sons is keen on returning to the club in a managerial capacity but it seems the club’s hierarchy isn’t keen on appointing him.

“Spurs is still in my heart,” Klinsmann told BBC Sport. “Absolutely I would consider that [taking the job], but if he [Daniel Levy] doesn’t want to I cannot force it.

“I called him after he let Mourinho go. I said ‘Daniel, what’s the case now?’ and he said ‘I have so much to do right now, I have to sort things out at the club and let’s talk later on’.

“Then I saw all the different names walking in and talking and walking out. And the same still.”